Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Information on Possible Mid-Engine Corvette

Left Lane News has released some information on the possible future-development of a mid-engine Corvette:

While speaking to a European trade magazine, a Saab engineer let slip that the former General Motors division was charged with developing a dual-clutch transmission for a “mid-engined version of the Corvette.” The wet-clutch transmission was being design to handle up to 590 lb-ft of torque.

It’s believed that Chevrolet had a fully engineered prototype of a mid-engine Corvette ready to be put on the production path, but the market crash of 2008 and GM’s subsequent bankruptcy but the brakes on the entire project.

Read entire article here.

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